Friday, February 23, 2024

Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story Will Play London's Kings Head Theatre by Meg Masseron

The show combines drag, multimedia, audience interaction, puppetry, and queer joy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Live Aid–Inspired Musical Just for One Day? by Meg Masseron, Margaret Hall

The London musical features songs by David Bowie, The Who, Queen, The Police, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Live Aid–Inspired Musical Just for One Day Officially Opens February 13 by Margaret Hall

The London musical features songs by David Bowie, The Who, Queen, The Police, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, February 9, 2024

Lionel Richie Sings "I Am... I Said" | THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE by A Beautiful Noise Musical

Lionel Richie once said he got into the music business because he wanted to be Neil Diamond. He rose to fame in the 70s with the Motown group Commodores before ultimately launching a career…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:43AM
Sunday, February 4, 2024

Gwyneth Goes Skiing review – camp cartoonish courtroom drama revels in all the razzmatazz and idiocy by Brian Logan

Pleasance theatre, LondonWith Linus Karp as Paltrow, Joseph Martin as the optometrist and a muppet as his lawyer, Awkward Productions delight in the shallowness, star-worship and bad faith O…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:54AM
Friday, January 26, 2024

Live Aid–Inspired Musical Just for One Day Begins Performances January 26 by Margaret Hall

The London musical features songs by David Bowie, The Who, Queen, The Police, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:24AM
Sunday, January 21, 2024

Leave the Poor Princess Alone by Jesse Green

Less than 30 years after her death, fictional reincarnations of Diana are everywhere. But even icons deserve more time to rest in peace.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:18AM
Thursday, January 18, 2024

Caissie Levy and Jamie Parker Will Bring Next to Normal to West End by Darryn King

Caissie Levy (Leopoldstadt, Frozen) and Tony Award nominee Jamie Parker (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) will star in Next to Normal in the West End. A transfer of the U.K.-premiere prod…

SOURCE: at 11:48AM

The many faces of Falstaff: Shakespeare’s tragicomic knight is as complex as Hamlet by Michael Billington

Ian McKellen follows in the footsteps of David Warner and Antony Sher as he takes on a character who has been played as wittily jovial and cruelly cunning When asked why he had never played …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:18AM
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Stereophonic Transfers, Harmony Closes, Gatsby Musical By: David Sheward January 17, 2024: As reported in an earlier update as a rumor, the Broadway transfer for Stereophonic, David Adjm…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:05PM

David Adjmi’s Rock Drama Stereophonic to Open on Broadway by Hayley Levitt

David Adjmi’s musical play Stereophonic will move to Broadway in the spring following its successful world-premiere production off-Broadway this past fall at Playwrights Horizons. The show…

SOURCE: at 09:42AM
Thursday, January 11, 2024

New auction of The Crown props and costumes ‘a real love letter to the show’ by Maanya Sachdeva

Fans of the show can bid for the ‘revenge dress’ worn by Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, a copy of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation robes as seen on Claire Foy, or a reproduction of t…

SOURCE: The Independent at 11:02AM
Monday, January 8, 2024

Stella Cole - Millennium Stage (January 11, 2024) by The Kennedy Center

Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! Live Tonight on Millennium Stage: Stella Katherine Cole is a multifaceted performer based in New York City. You might know her from so…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:18PM
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Photos and Video: Get a Look at Live Aid–Inspired Musical Just for One Day in Rehearsal by Margaret Hall

The London musical will feature songs by David Bowie, The Who, Queen, The Police, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM
Thursday, December 28, 2023

One Critic’s Journal: LA Theater in 2023 by Steven Morris

Land of Idiots By Steven Leigh Morris There’s almost nobody I’ve spoken with who doesn’t anticipate 2024 with dread. The most optimistic assessment is that we’ll be lucky if we ca…

SOURCE: at 12:24PM
Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Frozen Fluid by Steven Morris

Yvonne Cone (Photo by Zev Rose Woolley) Reviewed by Steven Leigh MorrisCoeurage Ensemble and Los Angeles LGBT CenterThru Dec. 17 RECOMMENDED Confession: As a cis-gender Boomer, I’ve believ…

SOURCE: at 05:59PM
Saturday, December 9, 2023

‘It’s gone on too long. Push me over the edge’: Diana Rigg’s dying wishes in the grip of cancer by Rachael Stirling

Rachael Stirling reflects on her mother’s final months – and listens back to the recordings the actor made then, racked with pain, as a passionate advocate of assisted dying • Read mor…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:02PM

‘Nobody speaks about this’: Diana Rigg made impassioned plea for assisted dying law before death by Lucy Rock

In a recording in 2020, the actor made a case for giving ‘human beings true agency over their bodies at the end of life’ • Read more: ‘Push me over the edge’ – Diana Rigg’s dau…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:02PM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Thoughts on 4 CT Shows: First Up, Goodspeed's 'Dreamgirls' by Frank Rizzo

It’s been a busy month or so with much of my attention in New York doing interviews there and catching shows such as “Purlie Victorious” (one of the best productions I’ve seen on st…

SOURCE: ShowRiz at 06:53PM

Live Aid–Inspired Musical Just for One Day Announces Additional Casting by Margaret Hall

The musical will feature songs by David Bowie, The Who, Queen, The Police, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:32AM
Monday, December 4, 2023

Cheers and Jeers: A Night At DIANA THE MUSICAL In London

Theatrely's Editor-in-Chief Kobi Kassal traveled to London to experience a one night only concert of Diana The Musical starring Kerry Ellis, Maiya Quansah-Breed, Alice Fearn, Denise Welch, A…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:30PM

Kerry Ellis and Maiya Quansah-Breed Star in Reimagined London Premiere of Diana: The Musical December 4 by Andrew Gans

The concert version of the Broadway musical plays the Eventim Apollo.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Friday, December 1, 2023

Casey and Diana (Official Trailer) | STRATFEST@HOME by Stratford Festival

“A crown jewel of the Stratford Festival.” – Intermission ✨ Casey and Diana will be available on STRATFEST@HOME on December 1, 2023! Here's a preview of what awaits you. 🤍 CASEY…

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:18PM

Next To Normal | 2023 West End Trailer by Official London Theatre

The critically acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of the Broadway musical Next to Normal – which sold every seat at every performance across its season at Donmar Warehouse, where the pr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:42AM
Thursday, November 30, 2023

Behind the Scenes: Casey and Diana | Stratford Festival 2023 by Stratford Festival

A design fit for a Princess. Go behind the scenes in the making of Princess Diana's iconic pink suit for Casey and Diana. See our incredible wardrobe team collaborate to create this piece, i…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:54PM
Monday, November 27, 2023

Broadway Who's Who: Priscilla Lopez by JK

An actor with a nearly 60 year Broadway career, our latest honoree is probably significant for different reasons to theater fans depending upon when Priscilla Lopez came into their theater-g…

SOURCE: at 07:32AM
Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Casey and Diana: First Look | STRATFEST@HOME by Stratford Festival

Coming to STRATFEST@HOME on December 1: Casey and Diana. Here's a sneak peek of the critically-acclaimed filmed staged production. 🤍 CASEY AND DIANA 🤍 The handshake seen 'round the wo…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:02PM
Monday, November 20, 2023

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical Next to Normal Is (Finally!) Heading to the West End by Darryn King

The Donmar Warehouse production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal will transfer to Wyndham’s Theatre in 2024. Directed by Donmar Artistic Director Michael Longhurst, the…

SOURCE: at 01:36PM
Thursday, November 16, 2023

More than just a talkback: why Broadway is embracing post-show programming by Gordon Cox

Kevin McCollum of "SIX," Diana DiMenna of "Here Lies Love," Jonathan McCrory of National Black Theatre and more share their reasoning behind auxiliary programming — and the results.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 08:00AM
Friday, November 3, 2023

The Interview, Park Theatre review – Martin Bashir’s comeuppance by Aleks.sierz

Princess Diana’s BBC soul-searching makes for a slender docu-drama Journalism is a despised profession. And when you consider the story behind the interview that Diana, Princess of Wales,…

SOURCE: at 02:42PM
Thursday, November 2, 2023

THE INTERVIEW. Park Theatre by Libby Purves and Friends

DIANA AND THE DECEIVER Jonathan Maitland did a superb play for this theatre about Thatcher and Howe, “Dead Sheep”, and one on Jimmy Savile which was far more telling and cathartic than t…

SOURCE: at 04:42PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards